New Year, New You!

The Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions* and How We Can Help You Achieve Success.

  1. Lose Weight.  We have a large selection of related books and DVDs. 

    Some excellent books: 

    -My Clothes Fit Again

    -Lose Weight Like Crazy 

    -Easy Dinners: Weight Loss Made Simple With 60 Family-Friendly Meals Under 500 Calories

    -Anti-Diet : Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating

    -Total Body Transformation: Lose Weight Fast, and Keep It Off Forever!

    DVD: Walk It Off in 30 Days

    Free Class:  Weight Loss Management  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  2. Improve Your Finances. We have hundreds of books on every aspect of personal finance.

    Some helpful NEW books:

    -Personal Finance 101

    -100 Side Hustles: Unexpected Ideas for Making Extra Money Without Quitting Your Day Job

    -Credit Repair

    DVDs:  Suze Orman’s Money Class, Personal Finance

    Free Class:  Personal Finance 101: How to Manage Your Money  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  3. Exercise More.  We have many books and DVDs to assist with this resolution! 

    Some terrific book choices:

    -Fit Over 50

    -Pilates Practice Companion

    -Fit in Ten: Slim & Strong for Life

    DVDs:  Fit in Your Jeans Friday, Get Fit & Fab with Jillian Michaels

    Free Class:  Weight Training 101 (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  4. Get a New Job/Be More Successful at Your Job.  There are some many choices to help you prepare for a job search, conduct the hunt, and be successful in your job.  We have many resume books, too. 

    Some books for you:

    -Designing Your Work Life: How to Thrive and Change and Find Happiness at Work

    -Taking the Work Out of Networking: Your Guide to Making Connections That Count

    -Job Interview Tips for Overcoming Red Flags: Winning Strategies, Examples, and Short Stories for People with Not-so-Hot Backgrounds

    Audiobooks:  Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life, The Job Search Solution: the Ultimate System for Finding a Great Job Now!

    Free Class: Interview Skills (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  5. Eat Healthier.  We have over 3,000 cookbooks in the library, many of which focus on healthy recipes.  Some excellent book choices:

    -Clean & Lean: 30 Days, 30 Foods, a New You!

    -Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook: 100 Great Recipes with Fewer Calories and Less Fat!

    -31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World

    DVD:  Fed Up

    Free Class: Nutrition 101  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  6. Manage Stress Better. We all could adopt this as our resolution!

    Some good books:

    -An Introduction to Coping with Stress

    -52 Uncommon Ways to Unwind Together: a Couple's Guide to Relaxing, Refreshing, and De-stressing

    -Burnout: the Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

    DVD: Conditioning & Stress Release: Beginners

    Free Class:  Stress Management  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  7. Stop Smoking.  Not an easy resolution to achieve. 

    Some helpful books:

    -Stop Smoking Now: a Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

    -Quitting Smoking

    -The Smoke-Free Smoke Break: Stop Smoking Now with Mindfulness and Acceptance

    Free Class:  How To Quit Smoking  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  8. Improve Relationships.

    Some books to consult:

    -Forgiving What You Can't Forget: Discover How to Move On, Make Peace with Painful Memories, and Create a Life That's Beautiful Again

    -Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close

    -Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex

    -30 Lessons for Loving: Advice from the Wisest Americans on Love, Relationships, and Marriage

    Free Class:  Healthy Relationships  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  9. Get Organized.  We all want to be more organized!  Get some ideas in these books:

    -Simple Organizing Wisdom: 500+ Quick & Easy Clutter Cures

    -Martha Stewart's Organizing: the Manual for Bringing Order to Your Life, Home & Routines

    -Making Space, Clutter Free: the Last Book on Decluttering You'll Ever Need

    Audiobook:  Real Life Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day

    Free Class:  Clutter Control 101 (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

  10. Make More Time For Yourself/Have More Fun.  More time and more fun!  Yay!

    Check out these books:

    -The Kids Are in Bed: Finding Time for Yourself in the Chaos of Parenting

    -The Happiness Project: or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun

    -Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving

    Free Class:  Time Management 101  (Universal Class—access available on our website.)

*Harris Poll—10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions

All items are available in the Randolph Library!



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